N Korea Executes 80

Today in History for Thursday, August 21, 2014

Valdosta Daily Times | Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:13:53 -0700

(He was later executed.) In 1858, the first of seven debates between Illinois senatorial contenders Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas took place. In 1911, Leonardo da Vinci's “Mona Lisa” was stolen from the Louvre Museum in Paris. (The painting was ...

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Today in History for Aug. 21 (text+video)

Kingston Daily Freeman | Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:15:00 -0700

Five years ago: A wildfire broke out north of Athens, Greece; in the days that followed, the blaze spread, charring 80 square miles before being extinguished. A high-level delegation of North Korean officials paid their respects to late former South ...

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Amid Gaza War, Obama's True Colors Finally Revealed

Algemeiner | Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:33:45 -0700

Hamas violated a solemn commitment to its own civilians that it would uphold the rule of law (yea, right) when it took over Gaza only to subsequently execute hundreds of dissident Gazans, torture and imprison thousands of political opponents, violently ...

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President Wilson issues Proclamation of Neutrality in 1914

Marquette Mining Journal | Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:45:00 -0700

In 1976, two U.S. Army officers were killed in Korea's demilitarized zone as a group of North Korean soldiers wielding axes and metal pikes attacked U.S. and South Korean soldiers. In 1983, Hurricane Alicia slammed into the Texas coast, ... Ohio ...

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